The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 181 198 187
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Debian 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 0.58% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £210 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1111 1213 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.64% 19.99% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 833 814
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 72
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Ubuntu
3 10 (55.56%) Puppet
3 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (55.56%) UNIX
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 9 (50.00%) DevOps
5 8 (44.44%) Open Source
5 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
5 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 8 (44.44%) Nagios
5 8 (44.44%) MySQL
6 7 (38.89%) OO
6 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 7 (38.89%) DigitalOcean
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (33.33%) MCSE
7 6 (33.33%) MCSA
7 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 5 (27.78%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Jetty
3 2 (11.11%) nginx
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) IMAP
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
1 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) OLTP
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Ubuntu
3 10 (55.56%) UNIX
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) MCSA
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) VCAP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCEA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
1 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (44.44%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) DigitalOcean
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Sybase
6 1 (5.56%) Akamai
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) CommVault
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
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